Mon., March 11, 2013 11:08am (EDT)

High Winds Monday In N. Ga. Mountains
By Associated Press
Updated: 1 year ago

ATLANTA  —  
Forecasters are warning of high winds in the north Georgia mountains on Monday. (Photo Courtesy of National Weather Service Peachtree City Office.)
Forecasters are warning of high winds in the north Georgia mountains on Monday. (Photo Courtesy of National Weather Service Peachtree City Office.)
Forecasters are warning of high winds in the north Georgia mountains on Monday.

The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for areas above 1,500 feet in elevation through 5 p.m. Monday. It covers several mountain counties and includes the cities of Blairsville, Dahlonega and Chatsworth.

The weather service said winds of up to 25 mph -- with gusts of up to 35 mph -- are expected.

Rain was expected to move into the state Monday afternoon, with the possibility of some thunderstorms.